Portraiture: cette catégorie de mon blog contient des articles qui ont à voir avec le genre du portrait.
Portraits tend to be most interesting to those who know their subjects, but there are a few ways to make this kind of painting more appealing to a wider audience.
On infertility, baby love, and the very special child portrayed here.
Art contributes to society in meaningful ways, and the false notion that it’s all about ego gets in the way of art’s ability to do what it’s meant to do.
The subject of a work of art and its topic are often the same thing and sometimes they’re completely unrelated, but it’s when they’re just different enough that the work gets interesting.
I just commissioned Amelia Santiago to make a sculpture of my favorite Brittany, and being on the buying end of art was a little unreal.
There’s a lot of work that’s done before I ever get into the studio.
This still from my recent interview with Gabe Flores pretty much sums up our relationship and probably everything we talked about too.
Painting teeth is a real challenge. Peindre les dents dans un portrait n’est pas facile.
It isn’t easy to make a living as an artist, but, if a creative is willing to embrace the delicate nature of portraiture, the inherent friendliness of the genre makes it possible to be an artist professionally.
The software that enhanced this photo by Jose Mondia may make the portrait into a lie, but my way of painting people does too.
This is my fourth in a series of videos of chats I have with subjects of my paintings, and it happens to be a conversation with the only curator who has ever played an important role in forming my work, Gabe Flores.
Painting portraits for years helps an artist to make very different work more easily. Peindre des portraits pendant des années permet à un artiste de créer des œuvres très différentes plus facilement.